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'The best there ever was': Jake Gyllenhaal, Barbra Streisand, more react to Stephen Sondheim's death

USA Today - 2 hours 40 min ago

Musical artists and celebrities paid tribute to Stephen Sondheim, the musical theater titan who died Friday at age 91.

     
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The Omicron variant has sparked new travel restrictions. Are more COVID rules ahead?

USA Today - 6 hours 2 min ago

The new omicron variant threatens to tighten travel restrictions around the globe just as they were easing due to rising COVID-19 vaccination rates.

     
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Stephen Sondheim, musical theater legend behind 'Sweeney Todd' and 'Into the Woods', has died

USA Today - 7 hours 3 min ago

Stephen Sondheim, the musical theater titan behind the groundbreaking musicals "Sweeney Todd" and "Follies," has died.

     
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US to restrict travel from South Africa, seven other countries due to new COVID-19 variant omicron

USA Today - 7 hours 47 min ago

The World Health Organization on Friday declared the variant, omicron, a variant of concern. The first case was reported to WHO from South Africa.

     
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Stanley Tucci celebrates Thanksgiving with brother-in-law John Krasinski: See the viral pic

USA Today - 8 hours 3 min ago

Stanley Tucci is reminding fans that he and John Krasinski are brothers-in-law with his latest Thanksgiving post.

     
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Omar calls on House leadership to take 'appropriate action' against Boebert after Islamophobic comments

USA Today - 8 hours 42 min ago

A video on Twitter showed Boebert at a campaign event using anti-Muslim rhetoric against Omar, who wants House leadership to take "appropriate action."

     
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$25,000 in luxury purses stolen in latest 'grab and go' theft in California: What to know

USA Today - 9 hours 47 min ago

About $25,000 worth of luxury purses were stolen from a Nordstrom store in LA. Here's what to know about the 'flash mob' thefts.

     
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Why are we so obsessed with tracking our Black Friday purchases? It's complicated.

USA Today - 11 hours 10 min ago

Psychologists explain the real reason you're obsessively tracking your online purchases.

     
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Afghan girl from famous cover photo evacuated to Italy following Taliban takeover

USA Today - 12 hours 21 min ago

Sharbat Gulla, the green-eyed "Afghan Girl," has arrived in Italy as part of the West's evacuation of Afghans following the Taliban takeover.

     
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Suspect in Waukesha parade attack has history of domestic violence. Experts aren't surprised.

USA Today - 12 hours 36 min ago

Experts and advocates who help survivors of domestic abuse say it's a troubling pattern they've seen repeatedly in mass casualty events.

     
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'She just worked.' How an eighth grade girl shows football's greatest triumphs aren't wins

USA Today - 12 hours 42 min ago

Ariana Luna is a proud member of the Muscogee Creek Nation. She is a student council leader. And she was the starting center for her football team.

     
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'Join in on the fun': What's it like to hold up a balloon in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

USA Today - 12 hours 56 min ago

What's it like to hold a balloon in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade? Kate McCarthy, Reviewed's social media head, gives us her first-person account.

     
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What is happening at Ukraine's border? Putin's buildup of Russian troops sparks concern

USA Today - 15 hours 18 min ago

A previous build-up of Russian forces on the border preceded Moscow's annexation of Crimea. President Vladimir Putin is threatening Ukraine again.

     
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'House of Gucci' fact check: Was Salma Hayek's character a witch? Did Maurizio flee to Switzerland?

USA Today - 15 hours 26 min ago

'House of Gucci' is surprisingly accurate in its depiction of the murder of Maurizio Gucci. Here's what's true and what isn't in the new movie.

     
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Experts, activists say health equity needs more emphasis in fight against climate change

USA Today - 15 hours 56 min ago

When it comes to addressing health and climate, experts say equity must be central.

     
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Target Black Friday 2021 too big to miss: Save on KitchenAid, Apple, Samsung

USA Today - 16 hours 6 min ago

Target Black Friday 2021 is here: Shop the best deals on Apple, iPhones, Apple Watches, Apple AirPods, Roku TVs, TCL TVs, PS5 and Xbox.

     
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Amazon's Black Friday sale is here—and we're live tracking the best 150+ deals you won't want to miss

USA Today - 16 hours 25 min ago

We've rounded up the best deals from the Amazon Black Friday 2021 sale, from brands like Apple, Bose, Samsung, Zojirushi and Nintendo.

     
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From Capitol riot to cicadas, outer space to the Suez Canal: A visual dive into 2021's biggest stories

USA Today - 17 hours 3 min ago

In 2021, we showed you broken parts of the environment, infrastructure and international relations. Here are a few of our favorite visual stories.

     
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World experts hold special meeting on worrying new COVID-19 variant in South Africa: Latest updates

USA Today - 17 hours 9 min ago

Experts with the World Health Organization were meeting Friday to assess a COVID-19 variant in South Africa that's spreading fast among young people.

     
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You can get 1 year of Hulu for .99¢/month with this amazing Black Friday deal

USA Today - 17 hours 23 min ago

Hulu's legendary Black Friday deal is back—Right now you can sign up for $0.99/month for a year, one of the best streaming deals we've seen this year.

     
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